Profession industrial quality manager

Industrial quality managers monitor and control information assets by detailing processes and procedures to ensure compliance with industrial standards. They perform audits in industrial processes, advise on preventive and corrective actions, and ensure compliance with industrial standards.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Industrial design

    The practice of designing products to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.

  • Industrial software

    The selection of software that aids in estimating, managing and scheduling industrial processes such as design, work flow and production improvement.

  • Correctional procedures

    Tthe legal regulations and policies concerning the operations of correctional facilities, and other correctional procedures.

  • Industrial engineering

    The field of engineering concerned with the development, improvement, and implementation of complex processes and systems of knowledge, people, equipment, etc.

  • Audit techniques

    The techniques and methods that support a systematic and independent examination of data, policies, operations and performances using computer-assisted audit tools and techniques (CAATs) such as spreadsheets, databases, statistical analysis and business intelligence software.

  • Database quality standards

    Techniques and methods of estimation and evaluation of system quality and overall database quality, as well as the set quality standards and regulations.

Skills

  • Identify improvement actions

    Realise possible improvements for processes to increase productivity, improve efficiency, increase quality, and streamline procedures.

  • Define manufacturing quality criteria

    Define and describe the criteria by which data quality is measured for manufacturing purposes, such as international standards and manufacturing regulations.

  • Support implementation of quality management systems

    Advocate the introduction of new business processes to help achieve quality standards, such as the improvement of the organisational structure or the development of new procedures in case of quality defects.

  • Develop audit plan

    Define all organisational tasks (time, place and order) and develop a checklist concerning the topics to be audited.

  • Manage corrective actions

    Implementing corrective action and continuous improvement plans from internal and third party audits to meet food safety and quality performance indicators with adherance to agreed timescales.

  • Check quality of products on the production line

    Check products for quality on the production line and remove defective items before and after packaging.

  • Inspect industrial equipment

    Inspect equipment used during industrial activities such as manufacturing or construction equipment in order to ensure that the equipment complies with health, safety, and environmental legislation.

  • Follow safety standards in industrial contexts

    Abide by safety procedures and standards for industrial contexts, mostly where machinery is involved.

  • Identify preventive actions

    Anticipate situations that could be damaging to the workplace and the processes undergone there by drawing attention to possible undesired outcomes and suggesting preventive actions.

  • Conduct workplace audits

    Conduct work site audits and inspections in order to ensure compliance with rules and regulations.

  • Liaise with industrial professionals

    Establish relationships with engineers, geologists, hydrologists and hydrogeologists, and other industrial professionals.

  • Perform quality audits

    Execute regular, systematic and documented examinations of a quality system for verifying conformity with a standard based on objective evidence such as the implementation of processes, effectiveness in achieving quality goals and reduction and elimination of quality problems.

  • Revise quality control systems documentation

    Revise quality control documents. Read through the documents, editing it, and revise items in the documentation like the numbering scheme, process to create new documents, revision and follow up process, closure of non-conformities, methods for tracking documents, etc.

  • Create solutions to problems

    Solve problems which arise in planning, prioritising, organising, directing/facilitating action and evaluating performance. Use systematic processes of collecting, analysing, and synthesising information to evaluate current practice and generate new understandings about practice.

  • Check quality of raw materials

    Check the quality of basic materials used for the production of semi-finished and finished goods by assessing some of its characteristics and, if needed, select samples to be analysed.

  • Analyse test data

    Interpret and analyse data collected during testing in order to formulate conclusions, new insights or solutions.

  • Evaluate industrial hygiene

    Assess hygiene in industrial environments by evaluating chemical, physical, and biological agents to ensure the health of people working with them.

  • Provide technical expertise

    Provide expert knowledge in a particular field, especially concerning mechanical or scientific subjects, to decision makers, engineers, technical staff or journalists.

  • Oversee quality control

    Monitor and assure the quality of the provided goods or services by overseeing that all the factors of the production meet quality requirements. Supervise product inspection and testing.

  • Monitor manufacturing quality standards

    Monitor quality standards in manufacturing and finishing process.

Optional knowledge and skills

define quality standards total quality control lead inspections perform project management use measurement instruments manufacturing processes perform pre-assembly quality checks advise on manufacturing problems create manufacturing guidelines attend to ict systems quality assess supplier risks develop manufacturing policies provide manufacturing documentation record test data manage manufacturing documentation inspect material inspect quality of products manage budgets communicate test results to other departments